Ulster legend Pienaar returns to Irish 'home' with Cheetahs

2020-02-21 14:11

Former Ulsterman Ruan Pienaar returns to Kingspan Stadium when he leads the Cheetahs onto the field on Saturday.

Pienaar leads Cheetahs in Kings derby

2020-01-31 14:17

Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has named his team for their PRO14 derby against the Southern Kings in Bloemfontein.

We are building a winning culture - Ruan Pienaar

2019-10-13 11:50

Cheetahs captain Ruan Pienaar praised his side after they finally broke their duck against Irish side Munster in the PRO14.

Cheetahs starting XV unchanged for Ulster clash

2019-10-04 14:25

The Cheetahs have named an unchanged starting XV for their PRO14 encounter against Irish side Ulster.

Cheetahs, Kings raring to go as PRO14 season approaches

2019-09-12 21:07

Cheetahs scrumhalf, Ruan Pienaar and Southern Kings lock, JC Astle, are thrilled with the prospect of the 2019/20 PRO14 season kicking off in two weeks’ time.

Ruan v Ross: Which brain decides 'Bloem' final?

2019-09-06 13:04

The titanic experience of both No 9s is a standout feature for Saturday’s Currie Cup showpiece, writes Rob Houwing.

Pienaar starts at No 9 as Cheetahs move captain to wing

2019-08-15 14:33

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Pumas in Nelspruit.

Bok scrumhalf Pienaar set for Cheetahs debut

2019-08-01 13:55

Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar could make his Free State Cheetahs debut against the Golden Lions.

New coach on why Ruan Pienaar is a perfect fit for Cheetahs

2019-07-16 09:44

New Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie says the signing of Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar will be of great value for the Bloemfontein franchise.

Montpellier's replacement for Pienaar named

2019-06-28 13:58

Samoan scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i has quit Bath to join Top 14 club Montpellier on a one-year deal, replacing South African Ruan Pienaar.


Leinster not unbeatable - Pienaar

2020-02-11 14:49

Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar believes the Cheetahs have a chance at upsetting Leinster in their PRO14 clash in Dublin.

Pienaar only Saffa in PRO14 team of the decade

2020-01-01 09:55

Former Ulster stalwart and current Cheetahs scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been named in the PRO14 team of the decade.

Ruan Pienaar on Springbok standby

2019-10-11 09:55

Ruan Pienaar has been placed on standby in case one of the three No 9's in the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad is ruled out with injury.

Pienaar: PRO14 proper preparation for Test rugby

2019-09-13 15:33

Springbok and Cheetahs scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar says the quality of the PRO14 is right up there with the best leagues in the world.

Pienaar delighted to get second Currie Cup chance

2019-09-09 19:26

Veteran Cheetahs scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar admits he never thought he'd get another chance to play in a Currie Cup final.

Ruan Pienaar: Backing the Boks from his couch in Bloem

2019-08-23 13:32

Ruan Pienaar will get to enjoy the Rugby World Cup as a fan for the first time since 2003. Lloyd Burnard reports.

Cheetahs to utilise Pienaar at flyhalf at Kings Park?

2019-08-06 10:14

Springbok Ruan Pienaar could be utilised at flyhalf when the Free State Cheetahs tackle the Sharks in a Currie Cup clash in Durban.

Ruan Pienaar in training in boost for Cheetahs

2019-07-30 10:12

Scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar started training with the Cheetahs on Monday and could be called upon for their clash against the Golden Lions.

Springbok veteran Pienaar signs for Cheetahs

2019-07-11 06:30

Springbok Ruan Pienaar has signed a two-year contract with the Cheetahs and will represent the franchise in the PRO14 competition.

Springbok pair back in training with Montpellier

2019-04-02 08:30

South Africa duo Ruan Pienaar and Johan Goosen have returned to training with French Top14 outfit Montpellier.

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